Press Releases

 Shapiro Administration Secures Over $44.4 Million in Additional Federal Funding to Reduce Methane Emissions, Ramp Up Plugging of Oil and Gas Wells

Shapiro Administration plugged more oil and gas wells in 2023 than in the previous eight years combined; new federal funding will allow DEP to continue to expand plugging operations and reduce methane emissions Harrisburg, PA – This month, the Shapiro Administration received an additional $44,457,220 through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for projects that permanently reduce […]

Governor Shapiro Got Stuff Done: Shapiro Administration Unveils Interactive Map to Highlight Investments & Progress Made Across Pennsylvania During First Year in Office

The new interactive tool gives Pennsylvanians a county-by-county breakdown of investments made in their communities on various topics, including economic development, education, energy, agriculture, environment, healthcare, and more. Harrisburg, PA – During his first year in office, Governor Josh Shapiro and his Administration got stuff done for the people of Pennsylvania – and today, Governor […]

Governor Shapiro Gets Stuff Done: Supporting Pennsylvania Farmers and Agriculture, Expanding Broadband Access, & Investing in Rural Communities

The Shapiro Administration took concrete steps to support Pennsylvania farmers and the agriculture industry, which supports one in 10 jobs and contributes $132 billion a year to Pennsylvania’s economy.   After receiving over $1 billion in federal funding to expand broadband infrastructure across Pennsylvania, the Shapiro Administration now has critical resources to connect Pennsylvania communities. […]

ICYMI: Governor Josh Shapiro and CNX CEO Nick Deiuliis Highlight Historic Collaboration to “Responsibly Produce Energy, Create Jobs, and Protect Public Health and Safety” in New Op-Ed

“As we learn the important lessons from the environmental legacy of the past and continue to innovate, we reject the false choice and misguided rhetoric that says we can’t have a robust energy economy, a healthy environment, and thriving communities.” “The Shapiro Administration and CNX are leading and proving energy development, job creation and environmental […]

Shapiro Administration Behavioral Health Council Holds First Meeting, Begins Work to Streamline and Improve Access to Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Efforts in PA

Governor Shapiro signed an Executive Order creating the Council, the first-of-its-kind for Pennsylvania; as part of the EO, Governor also created an Advisory Committee that will share industry knowledge, expertise, reports, findings, and feedback from the communities they serve to assist the Council in its work to improve the delivery of services.   Harrisburg, PA – Today the Commonwealth’s Behavioral […]